August 2022 Worldwide Newsletter

The 10-Year Anniversary of because I said I would.

In celebration of our 10-year anniversary, we are asking our supporters to record selfie videos about their promise story and how because I said I would has impacted them. We are looking for 100 supporters to accept this challenge. Will you be one of them?

You can easily record and send your video to us using our browser-based submission page with no login or app to download. Just click here and follow the prompts!

A compilation video will be posted to our social media and played at our 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Weekend at Camp because I said I would. Are you free September 9-12th? Keep reading below!

We request the honor of your presence to celebrate 10 years of making and keeping promises!

  • When: Friday September 9th, 9:00am – Monday, September 12th, 11:00am.
    • Day visits: Come visit for a couple hours or hang out all day!
    • Overnight stays: We have a limited number of resort cabins on property, but we can also help you with hotels in the area. When you register to attend, please select the days you want to stay by adding the “Overnight” option for each day to your cart. We will contact you with more info.
  • Where: Camp because I said I wouldOur new 92-acre property at 3483 McCament Road, Walhonding, OH 43843. Resort cabins on property are available along with other hotels in the area.
  • What: A celebration weekend full of fun and inspiring activities! Hot-air balloon rides, hiking, camp fires, inspiring speeches, personal development workshops, volunteer activities, large group games, great food, live music and so much more. The official schedule will be released on August 12th, but rest assured that activities will be running from 9am to 9pm each day.
  • Who: Up to 300 supporters who RSVP in advance. Space is limited. If you’re interested in staying overnight, please let us know through our registration page.

Questions? Contact our Senior Manager of Events, Heidi Bermudez-Martin, at or call/text 865-403-0053.

We hope to see you there!


Alex Sheen
Founder of because I said I would.